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So, who's King?


I promised myself I would NOT write about this...but I can't help myself anymore! I know the KBC 3-Shah Rukh debate has been going on for ages, but I think the whole thing is uncalled for. For the people living in Honolulu, Shah Rukh has replaced Amitabh Bachchan as the new host of popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). If you look at the debate on media website agencyfaqs.com, you realise that people (including the gossip-sniffing media) have created this whole 'cold war'. There were rumours hanging in the air earlier, but now KBC has become the perfect opportunity to brew the rivalry between Bollywood's biggest icons.

Personally, I think people are being scathing to SRK. Once the unsatisfactory TAM figures were out, they were only too happy to say "Look! We told you. Shah Rukh can never be Big B!" Wait a sec now, what makes them think SRK would want to be Big B? Hasn't he worked all his life to create his own identity, his own style? Shah Rukh is probably the only actor who can get away with being egoistic and ultra-confident. In fact, he makes it look like a style statement. As for the TAM figures, the TV channel has explained that the research techniques used earlier were different and there are other factors like a cricket series which could have affected the ratings.

As far as KBC is concerned, SRK was hired for his persona. And he's doing a great job - if you ask me - because he's not trying to ape Big B, he's being himself. And if you think this is a fan ranting - it's not. I just think it's unfair to compare the two on any grounds. Every star has his personality and he should not be denied that, especially on the grounds that he is unlike some other star.
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Pheonixbun said...

I am a Chinese. English is not my mother language and it is also not the offical language in my country.But it is really important for me 'cause I would like to get more firend in the foreign country.Although I can not caught all the words in your article.But I think your individuality is very marked.I like that.Why not make a friend.My favor is Movie,and favorite actor is Edward Norton(you can see my blog's name is Et.Nor)
My Email is [email protected]
It is Pheonix but not Phoenix cause I think all will die there is nothing forever.

Pheonixbun said...

I forgot to tell you that my blog URL is http://le-ete.blogspot.com

if you can allow me send an email

Pheonixbun said...

Ok first I should say thanks to your comment
The second is that if your comment means you would like to make a firend with I will add your blog's link to my blog.But you know as I said I wanted to make a firend and get to something about others really indeed but not some who can only add your blog's comments.I really care about the friendship.So why not give me your Email?
You know my email.You can send a mail to me so that I can fit you

Pheonixbun said...

What's more
In my view,you are very beautiful and pretty.Do you agree with me? That is true! A man thousands of kilometres away from you will not kid you!

Adonis said...

Wish, the word comparison had not been termed. This spoils the beauty of one's expression.

Every rose has a different fragrance and different colour but still looks beautiful... Even herbarium

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